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Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh    

13th September, 2021 Modern history

 

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Context

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, on 14 September, 2021

 

About

  • Raja Mahendra Pratap was an Indian freedom fighter, journalist, writer, revolutionary, President in the Provisional Government of India, which served as the Indian Government in exile during World War I from Kaabul in 1915, and social reformist in the Republic of India.
  • He also formed the Executive Board of India in Japan in 1940 during the Second World War.
  • He also took part in the Balkan War in the year 1911 along with his fellow students of MAO college.[
  • In recognition of his services, the government of India issued postage stamps in his honor.
  • He is popularly known as "Aryan Peshwa"

 

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